Magic Leap 1 Pivots To Enterprise, ML2 Targeted For 2021

UploadVR

Magic Leap is refocusing around the enterprise market, launching a new nearly $3,000 enterprise bundle with business warranty and support. The company also confirms a successor, Magic Leap 2, is targeted for 2021.

AR Glasses For Diabetics: Magic Leap Considers ?Glucose Monitoring? Eyewear

VRScout

According to a patent released last week by the US Patent and Trademark Office, AR startup Magic Leap has begun exploring the concept of smart glasses that can “monitor glucose levels over time” along with other vitals. The patent was first filed by Magic Leap in November of last year. Since its initial foundation back in 2010, Magic Leap has developed a reputation as one of the most secretive startups within the XR industry.

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Spatial Beats: Apple, Magic Leap & Oculus

AR Insider

This week, we look at Apple’s moves across the spatial spectrum, Magic Leap 2, And Oculus Quest game sales among other items. Magic Leap’s next headset to ship in Q4 2021. W elcome back to Spatial Beats.

New Magic Leap Images Appear as Saudi Prince Gets Demo from CEO Rony Abovitz

Next Reality AR

It turns out that the government of Saudi Arabia has managed to do something last month's Game Developers Conference couldn't — give us a few new glimpses of the Magic Leap One being worn by someone other than Shaq. Last month, Magic Leap used GDC to launch its SDK, hold a number of private parties at a special "Magic Leap House," and even give a few select attendees private, apparently NDA-locked demos.

Magic Leap Launches Collaboration Package as Businesses Workaround Coronavirus Lock Downs

Peter Graham

With governments battling to contain the coronavirus (COVID-19) one of the main options is to stop travel, either for work or for leisure. Now, Magic Leap has announced a new initiative to aid businesses in this process.

Time for Enterprise to Enter the Magicverse, with Magic Leap's Brian Kane

XR for Business Podcast

Until recently, Brian Kane has been highlighting more experiential demos - like one that puts a porthole to the ocean in your living room - to highlight the power of the Magic Leap, and of spatial computing in general. But ahead of his visit to CES, Brian drops in to tell our listeners how Magic Leap is ready to leap into the world of enterprise. Magic Leap is one of these Magic Leap devices, you put it on, and your whole world is spatial computing.

AR will mean dystopia if we don’t act today

TechCrunch VR

Same for HoloLens, Magic Leap and all the startups in the space. Even apart from the creep factor, remember there’s always the chance that a hack or a government agency legally accesses the data captured by the platform. Matt Miesnieks. Contributor. Matt Miesnieks is CEO and co-founder of 6D.ai. More posts by this contributor. Why the YouTube of AR won’t be YouTube. The product design challenges of AR on smartphones.

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Nreal Teases All-In-One HoloLens 2 Competitor For Late This Year

UploadVR

Nreal expanding to enterprise mirrors the path of Magic Leap One, which also started with consumers. Large companies and governments can afford the sticker price, and AR can be useful for training, collaboration, and visualization.

Smart Cities and Spatial Computing with AVR

EON Reality

Globally and across the UK, enterprise, academia and governments are reaching a tipping point where sustainable business practice is an objective within a results-led, saving-led strategy. Of course, we have the brains and the ingénues at Magic Leap to thank for bringing the very idea of ‘Spatial Computing’ to top of mind as a key concept in global innovation.

My predictions for augmented reality in 2021

The Ghost Howls

Google can count on the acquisition of North, the experience he has matured by producing Google Glass and investing in Magic Leap, and the fact that it owns the most-used mobile operating system. Magic Leap will meet its fate. Duck Face, Magic Leap One, and me.

This WebXR App Helps You Visualize the Global Infection Rate of Coronavirus

Road to VR

While it’s mostly been relegated to that country due to stringent quarantines and travel restrictions mandated by the Chinese government, you’ve probably heard that it’s also landed in several other countries too, albeit in fewer numbers.

Ed Games Expo Returns With A Full Day Dedicated To VR And AR Education

VRScout

The Ed Games Expo is] great for creating networking opportunities in both directions,” Metz explains. “…for government agencies and departments interested in investing in educational technology, and for developers who want to be involved in finding funding to research and create those tools.”.

Ecuador Is Launching A VR Training Program Supported By The World Bank

VRScout

” They partnered with Visyon , a Barcelona-based practical immersive technology company, to provide a widespread selection of technical experiences in VR from Oculus and Vive, and AR through Magic Leap, HoloLens, and Moverio glasses. Immersive training has the potential to make a huge impact on Ecuador’s education system.

The XR Week Peek (2020.08.24): Facebook login gets imposed on Quest and the community riots, and much more!

The Ghost Howls

While the community protests against Facebook in the West, it seems that in China the government is working for a real name policy in gaming.

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Editorial: Is Facebook Going Meta?

Upload VR

From Magic Leap to Meta , plenty of projects ran out of money before realizing a particular vision of a world in which layers of information exist on top of physical reality. Community Governance.

EON Reality Launches New Knowledge Metaverse Project to Transform XR Learning

EonReality

It’s a global project that requires millions of people, which is why the XR giant is recruiting all sizes of governments, academic institutions, and entrepreneurial businesses to participate and help add their own experiences to the knowledge metaverse.

2018 In Review: The Year Standalones Took VR And AR Everywhere

UploadVR

Magic Leap One. Magic Leap reportedly lost out on the contract won by Microsoft. The company launched its $2,300 Magic Leap One AR headset development kit in August after revealing earlier in the year it passed $2 billion in total investment, with a huge amount from Saudi Arabia. We don’t follow the logic, but he claimed those larger efforts will be “much more inefficient” compared to Magic Leap.

Spatial Beats: 2020’s Top Ten

AR Insider

Russian government hackers piggybacked on cybersecurity software (!!!!) to penetrate deep into hundreds of government and corporate systems. Magic Leap’s pivot to enterprise. A year later Magic Leap ran out of cash and laid off half the company.

Kelly Peng reveals Kura 150° FOV AR glasses expected price and release date

The Ghost Howls

We’ve made demos with them to our early clients like some big corporates and government agencies, and now we’re going to send them small batch by batch. Today I am very happy to host on my blog Kura Technologies , one of the most interesting augmented reality startups out there.

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Augmented reality is reaching a mature state according to Gartner

The Ghost Howls

Business Impact: The AR cloud, let alone standards governing its infrastructure, is a work in progress. For example, in city management, this includes collaborative, dynamic and contextualized maps of cities to highlight details such as public restrooms, public transit locations, traffic issues, wayfinding as well as public utility maintenance records, log fix-it requests, and government office locations. Header image by Leap Motion).

Smartglasses-As-A-Store: How the Next E-Commerce Clicks Will Happen in ‘Bricks’

ARPost

Brands like Bosch, Nreal, 0glasses, and Am Glass by Pacific Future joined Magic Leap, Vuzix, Microsoft HoloLens, and Epson Moverio this year, delivering a new way to experience 2D and 3D content and features.

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Spatial Beats: Rec Room, Roblox & Zynga

AR Insider

NuEyes hopes that the new Pro 3 will address the needs for training, learning, enterprise, and government uses. W elcome back to Spatial Beats. It’s our last XR round up of 2020, a year like no other.

See you at WCVRI and View Conference!

The Ghost Howls

It was organized for the first time in 2018, and since it has been a huge success (lots of people attended it), the local government decided to replicate the event also this year. Last year I went there and interviewed John Gaeta (the inventor of The Matrix’s bullet-time, now at Magic Leap) and talked with amazing people like Eloi Champagne and Donald Greenberg. It’s time for me to head to new adventures!

Why Israel Is A Hotbed For The AR Industry

UploadVR

The Israeli armed forces are considered one of the most efficient in the world because of the government’s continuous investment in cutting-edge tech R&D. Magic Leap opened its first R&D center in Israel in 2015 and then strengthened its position through the acquisition of Israeli cybersecurity startup NorthBit. According to LinkedIn , around 100 people work at Magic Leap’s Israel office. Government and Venture investment.

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The XR Week Peek (2020.10.26): DecaGear is an intriguing VR headset, HTC is working on a new device, and more!

The Ghost Howls

Representatives of the JianXi province and also the vice prime minister Liu He have visited the venue, and the Chinese Government has confirmed its strong interest in VR, that is seen as a strategic technology.

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The XR Week Peek (2020.05.25): new rumors on Apple Glasses, Oculus Quest anniversary, HP Reverb G2 and more!

The Ghost Howls

Magic Leap raises other $350M. I honestly don’t even know how to report this piece of news: Magic Leap has raised other money, to be exact $350M, and it seems that a healthcare company is involved. This is the 150th Week Peek!

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5 Creative Ways Teachers Can Use the AVR Platform to Teach at Home

EON Reality

As students and teachers adjust to learning outside of the classroom with school closures, governments and education boards are working to provide virtual learning resources to support teachers as they keep working under these difficult circumstances.

WCVRI Day 1: Hands-on RealMax AR glasses and Droolon F1 eye tracking!

The Ghost Howls

The local government is trying to push it to make it become a very big hub for the VR industry , and that’s why it is organizing such a big event. The virtual elements spanned all my FOV until the frame of the glasses , and this was another smart thing, because my brain was ok to see that there were holograms only inside the frame of the glass, and then after the frame there was nothing anymore (it is the same trick of Magic Leap ). Leap Motion) on the same headset.

Jake Rubin talks HaptX gloves and the future of haptics

The Ghost Howls

You may remember our “magic box” prototype that generated quite a bit of buzz back then. We work with world-class companies and government organizations across the automotive, aerospace, industrial, medical, and defense markets, among others. Even absurdly well-funded hardware startups like Magic Leap have struggled to deliver compelling hardware products to market as scale.

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The Possibility of AR on the Urban Space

ARVR

I read a large range of books and papers on urban planning, technology, game design and gamification, locative media and governance. For that reason big leaps made in the last few years might have gone unnoticed from AR folks, most notably the voice commands of Siri, Alexa and others.

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The IKEA of AR: Making Content Effortlessly, with EON Reality's Dan Lejerskar

XR for Business Podcast

In Dan Lejerskar's experience, everyone from universities to governments see the value of XR -- they just lack the content to make it a worthwhile, everyday tool. One is government. And we roll this out with more than 50 governments around the globe, national governments. So in the government sector we do something called interactive digital centers. Those are pretty big investment from governments, can go up to 6-7 million dollars per location.

Suzanne Borders says it all on being a female entrepreneur in XR

The Ghost Howls

In yesterday’s part , she detailed what BadVR does and why she’s so interested in the Magic Leap One device. Lots of Asian governments are investing into VR. We have a lot of them done there’s still some that are pending, so… think about it in the same way that you thought about Magic Leap: you didn’t see a lot of stuff from them, but when they released something, that was really awesome.

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My Taiwanese XR Chronicles part 1: Cave, zSpace, Brogent hands-on

The Ghost Howls

The good news is that the Taiwanese local government has decided that VR is one of the key technologies for its future development (exactly as the central government of Beijing has done ). 3D objects had washed out colors , a bit like when you see AR objects through HoloLens 1 and Magic Leap One … they appeared a bit semi-transparent. It felt like magic. Two weeks ago, I had a fantastic trip to Taiwan together with my Chinese assistant Miss S.

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Slowly Going The Way of the Dinosaur in Augmented Reality

UploadVR

Even Magic Leap showed up to say much and show little. At first, many observers thought that RIM could hang on by staying the course — remain focused on enterprise/government customers with appealing features like strong encryption and the Blackberry email client. What Palm and Research in Motion are to smartphones, ODG and Vuzix may become to smartglasses — a cautionary tale of early innovation that failed to keep up with industry momentum.

How Will AR Transform Advertising?

AR Insider

Instead of displaying signage in-store which features a model marketing merchandise, let consumers see themselves in the ware with the help of a Magic Mirror. Check out the example below of Mica , Magic Leap’s intelligent agent.

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What is the Spatial Web?

AR Insider

Magic Leap has put forth the term Magicverse, a more playful version of a global digital twin that inspires visions of the fantastical. This article is the latest in AR Insider’s editorial contributor program. Find out more or contact us to participate here.

InstaVR Interviews: Dr. Matthew Frew, Senior Lecturer in Enterprise, University of the West of Scotland – School of Business and Enterprise

InstaVR

Also put a proposal to Google’s Magic Leap for what I’ve termed ‘EducationXR’. The government has put millions and millions of pounds into. InstaVR Interviews: Meet the VR Practitioners. InstaVR Interviews is a blog series where we turn the spotlight on our customers. We find out why they create VR, how they use InstaVR, and what the future of VR will look like. To read more interviews, visit the InstaVR Interviews homepage.